490 OCEAN PKWY in Kensington and Parkville

Kensington and Parkville

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Kensington and Parkville is the area South of Prospect Park and the Greenwood Cemetery in central Brooklyn.

The neighborhood consists of a diverse mix of cultures and traditions. It is located west of Ditmars Park and Prospect Park South, south of Windsor Terrace, east of Borough Park, and north of Midwood.

The land now known as Kensington was first colonized by Dutch farmers in the 17th century and then re-settled by British colonists in 1737.

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Building Mix

  • 28% Pre War
  • 19% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 9% Walk-Up
  • 8% Private House
  • 6% Post War
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Descriptions of 490 Ocean Pkwy

The building has a live-in super, recently renovated ADA compliant lobby and elevator, and small laundry room, and is a 15 minute walk to Prospect Park, 5-10 minute walk to Cortelyou Road in Ditmas Park, and 4 blocks to the F at Ditmas Avenue. Liam Mccarthy (Apr 2014)
This bright residence features 2 nice bathrooms with modern styling, bamboo flooring throughout, kitchen with stainless steel appliances (including a dishwasher and built-in microwave) and granite counters. Andrew Smith (Aug 2014)
Residence has beautiful hardwood floors, high ceilings, large windows, great closet space, white kitchen renovated cabinets, renovated subway tiled bathroom. R. Haynes (May 2012)
Great for staying in and entertaining or enjoy all of the fabulous restaurants, bars, cafes, live music venues and shopping on trendy Cortelyou Rd. Anthony Robustelli (Dec 2013)
No Pets Allowed Hardwood Floor Laundry in the Building Near Park Near Shops Near Subway(s) Heat+Hot Water Included Recent Renovation. Joe Cruz (Feb 2013)
Prime location centralized between Ditmas Park, Kensington and Ocean Parkway, steps to all restaurants, shopping and trains. Janira Maldonado (Oct 2013)
Building has just completed major renovations that include brand new lobby, elevator, and balconies on floors. Sam Antebi (Mar 2014)
Building located within walking distance to the F train lines, close to all shopping restaurant and more. Zoe Gu (May 2014)
Minutes away from the Prospect Expressway and Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE Close to the F train. AYSHA ROMNEY (Jan 2011)
Stores and trains are closeby, and the malls of tree lined Ocean Parkway are at your front door. Ardor Realty (Nov 2010)
Recently Renovated Stainless steel Appliances with Dishwasher Hardwood Floors Building Features. Elijah Callender (Feb 2014)
Stores And Trains Are Closeby, And The Malls Of Tree Lined Ocean Parkway Are At Your Front Door. Maureen Andrews (Nov 2010)
Located near local restaurants, bars, buses and subways for a short commute into the city. Lena Martinez (May 2014)

Nearby Subway Stations

  • F Ditmas Av (0.33 mi)
  • F 18 Av (0.52 mi)

building details

Floors: 4
Units: 32
Floor area: 37400
Year built: 1931

Building Median Rents

3br: $2,250
2br: $2,250
1br: $1,888

Nearby Schools

  • J.H.S. 062 Ditmas
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • P.S. K134
  • Elementary
  • 4001 18 AVENUE
  • P.S. 179 Kensington
  • Elementary
  • 202 AVENUE C
  • P.S. 217 Colonel David Marcus School
  • Elementary
  • J.H.S. 223 The Montauk
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 4200 16 AVENUE
  • Urban Assembly School For Criminal Justice
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 4200 16 AVENUE
  • P.S. 139 Alexine A. Fenty
  • Elementary
  • 330 RUGBY ROAD
  • P.S. 192 Brooklyn
  • K-8
  • 4715 18 AVENUE
  • P.S. 164 Caesar Rodney
  • Elementary
  • 4211 14 AVENUE
  • P.S. 230 Doris L. Cohen
  • Elementary